Official presentation of Lufthansa director

Nikolas Wirtz, the new general director of German airline Lufthansa in Portugal, was officially presented to the Portuguese market at a ceremony in the Silk Club in Lisbon on March 11.

Based in Lisbon, Nikolas Wirtz will be responsible for sales and the marketing activities of the airline as well as representing the Swiss International Airlines in Portugal.

Members of Lufthansa and Swiss were present at the official ceremony, as well as Karsten Benz, Vice-President of sales and service of Lufthansa Passage Airline for Europe, and Stefan Semsch, General Director of Lufthansa for Spain and Portugal.

Stephan Semsch said: “I am sure than Nikolas Wirtz will respond to the challenges that he has ahead of him, especially with the introduction of new direct flights between Lisbon and Milan at the end of March.”

He has taken over from Frank Wagner, who has been appointed to work with Lufthansa UK and Ireland, based in London.

Nikolas Wirtz started his career at Lufthansa in 2004 as part of an international internship programme after having completed a degree in Engineering and Industrial management at Karlsruhe University in Germany.

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